Marsh & McLennan and Jardine Lloyd Thompson Agree to Sell JLT’s Aerospace Business to Arthur J. Gallagher

March 4, 2019 at 5:11 AM EST


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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 4, 2019-- Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) is providing this update regarding the European Commission's (EC) Phase 1 review of MMC's acquisition of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (JLT). On March 1, MMC and JLT formally committed to divest JLT's aerospace practice to address a potential overlap in this area.

Today, MMC and JLT entered into an agreement to sell the aerospace business, including the transfer of its personnel, to Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. This sale is subject to the EC's approval.

Marsh & McLennan confirms that there are no discussions with the EC concerning any other aspect of the combined MMC-JLT business. Subject to remaining regulatory and UK High Court approvals, closing remains on track for the Spring of 2019.

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